Comet Nevski on Nov 29, 2013


Date & Time: Nov 29 2013, from 27:14 to 27:51 JST(+0900)
Composed 7 shots with 6min. exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO3200




The comet Nevski in that day could be observed at about 2.5 degrees WNW of eta Leo as a greenish coma of 10th magnitude. The coma is very distributed, no tails can be detected but looks a bit elongated in west direction.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=1800mm. (View angle: 0.70×0.47°)





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Brewington on Dec 7, 2013


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